OLD COURT COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1029729
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1958
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
OLD COURT COTTAGE, TITSEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD COURT COTTAGE, TITSEY ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Surrey
District:
Tandridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Limpsfield
National Grid Reference:
TQ 40491 53361

Details

TQ 45SW LIMPSFIELD C.P. TITSEY ROAD

7/198 Old Court Cottage (formerly listed as Court House 11.6.58 and Little Court Cottage)

I

House first phase c1190-1200, with alterations of late C14, C16 crosswing to south and inserted C17 stack. Timber framed rubblestone and render plinth with brick underbuilding and rendered infill above, steep plain tiled hipped roof with end gablets; diagonal stack to right, Originally aisled hall of 2 bays with 2 bay crosswing to south. 2 storeys, 4 leaded casement windows across first floor, ground floor window to centre under shallow tile pent roof. Part glazed planked door to right, further door to left under shallow flat porch hood on brackets. Pent roof brick addition to left end. Right hand return front: jettied first floor.

Interior features include: aisle posts and arcade plates from earliest phase, pointed service doorways and exposed framing of C14 alterations. Two very rare carved capitals survive in upstairs room with foliage carving. Cited as an outstandingly important early example of framed building in the South of england by R.T. Mason:" Framed buildings of the Weald." Also "Old Court Cottage, Limpsfield" an article by R.T. Mason. Surrey Archaeology Society Collections Vol. 63 (1966) pp 130-137.

Listing NGR: TQ4049253361

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
287853
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Mason, R T, Framed Buildings of the Weald, (1964)
Mason, R T, Old Court Cottage Limpsfield
'Surrey Archaeological Society Collections' in Surrey Archaeological Society Collections, , Vol. 63, (1966), 130-137

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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